Brookfield, Wis. — R.A. Smith National (formerly R.A. Smith & Associates and its National Survey & Engineering Division) — civil engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, geographic information systems (GIS) and 3D visualization consultants — Brookfield, Wis., has promoted Paul Taivalkoski to Survey Operations Manager. Taivalkoski has more than 30 years of varied survey experience, including 20 years with R.A. Smith National’s Survey Division. His responsibilities include the daily operations of the Survey Division, business development and overseeing construction staking services. Taivalkoski lives in Sussex, Wisconsin.
About R.A. Smith National, Inc.
R.A. Smith National, Inc., www.rasmithnational.com, is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering firm. It is one of Wisconsin’s leading civil engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, geographic information systems (GIS) and 3D visualization consulting firms. The company is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis. with offices in Appleton and Oshkosh Wis.; and Tarentum (Pittsburgh), Pa. R.A. Smith National serves state and local government and the land development industry. Established in 1978 as R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc., the firm acquired National Survey & Engineering in 1994. National Survey & Engineering, founded in 1929, operated as a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc. until the R.A. Smith National brand was created in March 2008. R.A. Smith National’s mission is to deliver excellence, vision, and responsive service to our clients. The company is driven by core values that include accountability, client satisfaction, innovation, positive work environment, ethics and integrity, and community and professional involvement.